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Here are some of the answers to the most common questions we receive. Don’t see yours here? Let us know and we might add it.

SD Card questions

Posted 2 years ago under , ,

Several PS Audio products use Secure Digital (SD) cards for various purposes.  The most prevalent use is for updating the firmware in the internal microprocessors. Earlier PS Audio products (circa 2009-2010) were restricted to using SD cards that had a size limit of 2GB max.  More recently, products (like DirectStream) have been tested with SD […]
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Jamcast only streams MP3 to Bridge

Posted 2 years ago under ,

I have recently installed JamCast version 2.2.7.405 (premium edition) on my Windows 7 PC. I managed to get it working, streaming from Spotify to my HiFi – the PSAudio bridge. I used BubbleUpNP on my Android phone to direct the Virtual SoundCard stream to the HiFi. The only issue is that the PSAudio receives the […]
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How to play DSD files on a PWT

Posted 3 years ago under

While this method is a workaround, it is possible to play single rate DSD files on a PWT (PerfectWave Transport Memory player) if you convert the files first. The PWT can play WAV files with a sample rate of up to 192kHz and a bit depth of 24 bits. To play a DSD file, it […]
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How do you stream to the Bridge?

Posted 3 years ago under ,

My newly installed Bridge is on its way back to me (PWD I), and I’d like to get started setting up computer hard-drive playback. The Bridge’s online manual is unclear to me. How do you actually get computer audio to play using server software such as JRiver Media Center? I’ve read some of the JRiver […]
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Converting DSD to PCM, bad?

Posted 3 years ago under ,

Hi i have read and watch the things with TED and your direct stream dac. I came across this one http://www.audiostream.com/content/qa-thorsten-loesch-amrifi It states that conversion between format dsd and pcm is an unwanted thing. Can you explain how your DAC benefits from the conversion rather than not? Answer: Well converting DSD to low rate PCM is […]
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The difference between a Power Plant and a Power Conditioner

Posted 4 years ago under

Very simply, a power conditioner fliters a small amount of high frequency noise on the AC line while a Power Plant generates new power free of any noise or problems. The easiest way to think about the difference between a power conditioner and a Power Plant is using a water filter as an example. A […]
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Doesn’t MultiWave add harmonics that the PPP gets rid of?

Posted 4 years ago under

We place a THD analyzer on the front panel of the Power Plant Premier (PPP) to show the THD levels on the line. Their elimination is important to good performance and all the engineering that goes into the PPP is designed to eliminate harmonics. When you engage the MultiWave feature, a bit of third harmonics […]
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Speaker cables can make quite a difference

Posted 4 years ago under

Typically the longest connection in our AV system is between the receiver or power amplifier and the loudspeaker. The quality of this connection can play a large part in the way your system sounds. We would first recommend that you purchase high quality Audiophile speaker cables to make sure this connection is handled properly. However, […]
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